Sojourners Magazine: August 2022
Why we need to free the "apostle to the apostles" from centuries of myth and distortion.
The disciples couldn’t handle that a woman received Christ’s favor. And apparently neither can history.
Monstrous mountains of our own making are growing in number in the driest non-polar desert on Earth.
An interview with Harry Lafond on how the church might be replanted in Cree culture and land.
Chaplains aren’t free to oppose military doctrines or actions, even if they contradict the teachings of the church.
The way the church has treated her says more about the church than it does about Mary.
Recognizing that there are more than two perspectives opens us up to common sacred ground.
In America, we can no more give up the racism in our nation than we can give up the political economy that funds our lives.
Otherwise you might as well be spending your savings to drill oil wells in your backyard.
What does following Christ mean for any of us who have choices in a world where others do not?
"The Tops Market shooting became the world's tragedy, but we needed to acknowledge that it was Buffalo's first."
"We have to hold onto the hope and believe that we – followers of Jesus – can make a difference in our world."
"My interdisciplinary studies had complexified my interest in clothing and revealed striking insights about consumption, community, and responsibility."
James Baldwin's “Blues for Mister Charlie” asks us: In a world of white violence and Black death, what do you see?
Right now, our lives seem to be all about sitting with painful, tangled questions. It makes sense that our art should be, too.
We are a country where slaughtered kids are sent to their graves in candy-colored caskets while politicians and weapons manufacturers rake in power and profit.
In Reconsidering Reparations, Olúfémi Táíwò argues that history is "a way to map the currents that engulf us in the present."
Three culture recommendations from our editors.
Timothy Beal's When Time Is Short: Finding Our Way in the Anthropocene is a "what if it's already too late?" book.
Steer their karts into a banana peel, causing them to swirl off the edge of Rainbow Road.
On Earth As It Is on the Soccer Pitch
The first-of-its-kind collective bargaining agreement achieved by the USWNT highlights that when women win, we all win.